Katharine Lee Bates

(1859-1929 / United States)

Katharine Lee Bates Quotes

    Yellow Warblers

    The first faint dawn was flushing up the skies
    When, dreamland still bewildering mine eyes,
    I looked out to the oak that, winter-long,
    -- a winter wild with war and woe and wrong --
    Beyond my casement had been void of song.

    And lo! with golden buds the twigs were set,
    Live buds that warbled like a rivulet
    Beneath a veil of willows. Then I knew

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